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Find things to do and enjoy events like Open Mike Night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Friday at Las Animas Grill where local and traveling musicians jam and perform. Other venues for music include Brix, Gino’s, Tees Me Treat Me and Moose’s Social Club and Martini Bar. For music under the warm summer sky, check out the Heart of Trinidad B & B and visit Ike’s Music (formerly the Columbia Hotel) where you will find vinyl, ukuleles, string instruments, lessons, recording services and live sound while gazing at one of the most ornate ceilings in the city.

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ARTOCADE

August 30, 2018

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CAR WITH MOHAWK

August 30, 2018

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MERMAID CAR

August 30, 2018

ARTOCADE MOTORCYCLE

August 30, 2018

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October 2018

Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre presents “Credence Revived”

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Performing Arts Theater, 131 W. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
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If you loved or are curious about the music of Credence Clearwater Revival (CCR) you won’t want to miss this concert performed live by Credence Revived.

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Pumpkin Carving Party

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Trinidad History Museum, 312 East Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
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$5

Games, snacks, costume contest and pumpkin carving party. Pumpkins are $5, proceeds support the Trinidad History Museum’s educational programs.

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Safe Trick-or-Treat & Costume Contest

October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First National Bank Trinidad, 100 E. Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
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Presented by First National Bank Trinidad Main and Commercial streets will be closed to allow local merchants to safely hand out Halloween candy. Look for participating merchants who will have…

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November 2018

Canvas & Conversation

November 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2018 at 6:00pm

Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center, 911 Robinson Ave.
Trinidad, CO 81082 United States
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$25

Enjoy a fun night of painting and socializing. $25 includes all materials, snacks and glass of wine. To register call or send an email to Pat Duran.

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Christmas Bazaar

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mt. Carmel Wellness & Community Center, 911 Robinson Ave.
Trinidad, CO 81082 United States
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Start your holiday shopping early and be entered a drawing to win one of three prizes! Drawing is at 1 p.m., but you need not be present to win.

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BEHIND THE SCENES

MEET RODNEY WOOD

Eclectic Fine Artist, ArtoCade & Art Cartopia Director, Ubiquitous Art Guy of Many Hats

Rodney Wood, recipient of the “2018 Governor’s Leadership Award—Arts and Community Action,” is one of Trinidad’s most extraordinary local and fine artists. Wood says, “My current obsession is with painting and this will likely be my media of choice for the rest of my life.” Well except for one other . . .

On a tour of the country in search of outsider visionary artists, weird museums, abandoned architecture and roadside attractions, Wood discovered an art car parade that left an indelible imprint on his creative senses. When asked to pitch a signature event, he thought, “This is my chance.” And from this sprung Trinidad’s annual ArtoCade, the second largest art car event in the nation. Described as wacky and family-friendly, wildly creative and completely fun, Trinidad’s ArtoCade festival, a parade (and party) of artfully decorated vehicles has received the Governor’s Award for best Small Town Festival and has given birth to its side-kick Art Cartopia Museum.